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intolerance (s) (noun), intolerances (pl)
1. The quality or condition of being incapable of living in certain situations.
2. An unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in the opinions or beliefs of others.
3. An unwillingness or refusal to respect contrary opinions or beliefs, or persons of different races or backgrounds, etc.
4. The incapacity or indisposition to bear or to endure something: Jim's mother had an intolerance to excessively hot weather.
5. In medicine, an extreme sensitivity or inability to withstand, or an allergy to a drug, food, or other substance: Shirley had a lactose intolerance.
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